~Down the drain, out the window –so to speak.
I’m practically done with the current book and I know that I should finish it and get it published, but the problem is that politics have gotten a hold of me. My current book is a fiction piece that does have a slight political slant to it: government conspiracy mixed in with supernatural elements.
The thing is pretty good too.
So what do writers do when they get sick and tired, or lose interest in their project?
I have no idea what others do, but I’ll tell you what I am going to do: finish the thing in bits as I work on the new project idea. This way I won’t waste all that time I spent on the current piece –or the possible income I could be making from each.
Many of you have been wondering how my marketing has been coming along. I have a list that I am working on that breaks down what is working and what was a flop. I have not forgotten about you. In fact, I simply want to try a few more things so I can give a complete picture. I will give you a hint though: Don’t spend money on advertising: click baiting no longer works. Find your followers through organic means.
***And please, for the love of God, stop twittering your books 20 times a day. It does not work and actually hurts you. Be real and pin your current book to your twitter and participate in what your followers are talking about. I will talk more about this later. But, if you want to see what works for internet marketing, then put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. Do you like to be bombarded with crap? Or do you hear about great books and items by word of mouth and purchase it that way? I like to browse the internet by putting in key words in Google or different stores. I like niche blogs and niche websites that leave honest reviews on products or books –don’t you? I like book recommendations from sites that are well established. Facebook never gets one purchase from me, twitter never gets one either.
Like I said, I will be talking in full about what works and what doesn’t, but for now: please stop bombarding your customers. You only look desperate and untrustworthy: gimmicky, for lack of a better word. Have questions now? Can’t wait? Contact me, I am real, I will try to help with ideas that work. Otherwise wait a few weeks and I will post that list of do’s and don’ts (I might even do a short video!)
Check out the video of the week on my home page and write on, writers.